What We Offer
Scheduled programs at the BGCNWC are based on the Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA) five core program areas, augmented by parents, BGCNWC staff, and member input. They are designed to engage youth in activities with caring adults and peers to enhance self-esteem and develop individual potential while having FUN.
Character & Leadership
Torch Club, Sports Club, Youth of the Month, Youth of the Year, Junior Staff
Helping youth become responsible, caring citizens while developing leadership skills and providing opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to the Club and the community.
Education & Career
Homework Help, Book Club, WhizzBall, Aerospace, Controlled Chaos, Gadget Girls, Techno Maniacs, Money Matters, Globe Trotters, Career Launch, Goals for Graduation
Helping youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement.
Health & Life Skills
Healthy Habits, NetSmartz, Cook’s Corner, SMART Moves, SMART Girls, Internet Scavenger Hunt, Spanish Club, Ms. Manners
Helping youth achieve and maintain healthy, active lifestyles.
Sports, Fitness & Recreation
Triple Play, Bingo, Cup Stacking, Frisbee Golf, Soccer, Dodgeball, Puzzles, Billards Club, Jazzy Jumpers, Basketball, Kickball, Lacrosse, K’nex, Bey Blades, Volleyball
Helping young people develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment and social and interpersonal skills.
Arts & Crafts, On Stage, Drawing, Painting, Music Makers, Music Tech, Karaoke
Helping young people enhance self-expression and creativity, develop multicultural appreciation, provide exposure to and develop skills in crafts and visual, performing and literary arts.
Teens Only! Programs
At the Steamboat Club, members in the middle school and higher can enter “The Attic.” A space designed for and by teens. The Attic has 5 computers, a gaming station, a ping pong table, an air hockey table and a lounge area. It is open from 3-7 every day and is staffed with a youth development professional, specializing in teens.
At the Craig Club, teens have an all access pass to the “Teen Room” for members in the 6th grade and higher. This room has everything teens ask for. Specialized programs, time to hang out with friends and staff is the focus of the “Teen Room.”